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Joint Faculty position in Electronic and Computer Engineering and Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

The Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering (ECE) and the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology invite applications for a joint faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the interdisciplinary area of aerospace engineering. Applicants should have a PhD with demonstrated strength in research and a strong commitment to teaching. Successful candidates are expected to lead an active research program and promote synergy between ECE and MAE in the aerospace program. Areas of research and interests may include: Reliable Systems Design, Sensors System Design, Data Integration and Analysis, Green Aviation and UAV with focus in Aerospace applications. Other areas which can promote synergy between ECE and MAE may also be considered.

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is a world renowned, international research university in Asia’s most vibrant city, Hong Kong. Its Engineering School has been consistently ranked among the world’s top 25 since 2004. The high quality of our faculty, students and facilities provide for outstanding opportunities for faculty to pursue highly visible research programs. All formal instruction is given in English and all faculty members are expected to conduct research and teach both undergraduate and graduate courses. The Departments of ECE and MAE have excellent computing resources, and state-of-the-art teaching and research laboratories. Currently the Department of ECE has about 40 faculty members, 600 undergraduate students and 500 postgraduate students. The Department of MAE has 30 Faculty members, about 400 undergraduate students and 350 postgraduate students. The University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and has a range of family-friendly policies in place.

Starting salary will depend on qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits including medical and dental benefits, annual leave and housing will be provided where applicable. Initial appointment will normally be on a three-year contract. A gratuity will be payable upon successful completion of contract. Re-appointment will be subject to mutual agreement.

Applications including full curriculum vitae, list of publications, names of five referees addressed to Professor Vincent Lau, Chair of the Search Committee, and should be sent by email to Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

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